Please make sure you have your handbook, handout, and some food! New Contract Instructor Orientation
Please Note: • There’s a cue card in front of you. Please take a minute to jot down one burning question you have about teaching at Carleton. • All of the material for tonight is posted at carleton.ca/edc/cio
Welcome Andrew Barrett (email@example.com) Assistant Director, Educational Development Centre Teaching and Learning Services Office: 4thFloor dunton TowerWebsites: carleton.ca/edccarleton.ca/teachinglearningEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Union Welcome Joel Harden (Chief Steward Unit 2) Tiffany MacLellan (Unit 2 Co-Vice President) CUPE 4600 (Unit 2) Office: 511A UnicentreWebsite: 4600.cupe.caEmail: email@example.com
introductions • Morgan Rooney (firstname.lastname@example.org) • Educational Development Facilitator, EDC • Adjunct Research Professor, Department of English, & Part-Time Professor, Department of English, University of Ottawa • Ryan Kuhne(email@example.com) • Educational Technology Consultant, EDC
agenda • 6:15 - Policies and Procedures • 6:45 – Top 5 Tips for Teaching at Carleton • 7:30 - Break • 7:45 - Intro to cuLearn • 8:30 - Parking Lot: Unanswered Questions
Things to remember • Know where you can go for help • Your department (especially departmental administrator) • CUPE 4600, Unit 2 • EDC: Stop by for coffee! (4th floor DT) • Know and use policies and available services • Involve students • Active learning through in-class activities, classroom/assignment guidelines, teaching content
6:15pm-6:45pm policies and Procedures http://carleton.ca/edc/wp-content/uploads/New-Faculty-and-Contract-Instructor-Handbook-2014-15-Web.pdf
6:45pm-7:30pm Five Tips for Teaching at Carleton
1. Use First Day of Class! • Set ground rules and tone • Discuss expectations (of you, TAs, and Students) • Tell them about yourself and academic interests
2. Know these numbers and Offices • IMS (instructional media services): • x3815; LoebD283 • Campus Safety EMERGENCY: • x4444; 203 Robertson Hall • or 613-520-4444 for text to landline option • EDC (educational development centre): • X4433; 410 Dunton Tower • Your departmental administrator
3. Involve Students! • Formative assessments • Summaries • Solicit student feedback • In-class activities
4. Ask Specific Questions • Not “any thoughts about the reading”? • What terms from the reading were new to you? • What would you identify as the most important thing you learned in this week’s reading? • Write down one question you were left with at the end of the video.
5. Leverage Technology in Class • Use LMS (learning management system) • Build a course FAQ forum • Have a communication strategy • Use feedback surveys
Please Remember • Give your cue card to Morgan before the break start.
Please be back in 15 mins Break time!
7:45 – 8:30 Overview of Educational Technology Tools
EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE Tools: media, applications and hardware Applied with consideration to the underlying theoreticalperspectivesand their effective application.
The Issue • Thousands of tools available • Limited time andresources • Ease of use? • Proven to work? • Costs? some.ly/WHdL8tT
Recommendations • Focus on the why • Define learning objectives • Try before you buy • Set expectations – you/students
Recommendations • Learn from your colleagues • Let us help • We have a curated list of tools • Leverage technology to save you time • instruction, administration and marking
Tools to Facilitate What • Content Delivery • Communication • Collaboration • Knowledge Integration • Skill Building • Assessment • Feedback flic.kr/p/q8hiEi
Timing of use • Real-time (synchronous) / Any-time (asynchronous) • In class / Out of class • Mobile (20%ish) • Immediate / Timely / Self paced
LMS as A hub • A home away from home • Add tools that fit your needs • Students already have access • 24/7
Assignments • Individual or Group • Online Text or File Submission • Rubrics and Marking Guides • Feedback Comments, Files and pdf Annotations • Grades: Point, Letter or Scale • Marking Workflow and Allocation
Quizzes • Multiple Attempts • Question Banks • Randomization and Time Limits • Segmented Feedback • Passwords and Browser Security • Self Quiz
Forums (Discussions) • News Forum • Types • Standard forum for general use • A single simple discussion • Each person posts one discussion • Q and A forum • Standard forum displayed in a blog-like format • Grades and Ratings, Peer Rating • Consider a course FAQ, peer support • Participation, Comprehension, Engagement
Web Conferencing bigbluebutton.org/overview/
Feedback • Grades (inline and paragraph) • Selective Release (Based on grades) • Workshop Tool(grade for submission, grade for feedback, publish, peer review) • Feedback Tool – Anonymous Survey • Midterm Feedback Evaluation
EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE Learning Analytics • Participant Logs, Activity Report • Engagement Analytics • Course Checkpoints youtu.be/uuRxkbfD78c
Other cuLEARN Tools and Settings • Attendance • Chat • Choice • Database • Scheduler • Group Self-selection • Lesson • Book and Folder • Workshop • Conditional Release • Course Formats • Blocks • Gradebook • Cross listing • Plugin Request • cuLearn Support Site
Document learning, skills, accomplishments and progress • Reflect on learning and professional growth • Integrative –academic, professional and personal • Personalize – active agents • Identify and articulate competencies • Provideevidence of their academic and professional experiences • DevelopIdentity – academic and professional
Student Response Systems • TurningPoint - Clickers • PollEverywhere – Web based • MC and Open-ended • Initiate Class Discussion • Assess Understanding • Contingent Teaching • Participation & Attendance • Backchannel Communications
Carleton Virtual carleton.ca/fass/2012/welcome-to-virtual-carleton/
Screen Capture Mobile Camera Easy as Login Record Stop Email Share
What can you capture? Anything on your computer or mobile camera • Lecture supplements • Teaching shorts • Research tips • How to and process teaching • Software and internet use • Problem solving examples • Midterm and exam review • Tutorial sessions • Office hours • Guest speakers • Motion Video from mobile device cameras • Writing and drawing on a tablet.
Classroom Technology Support • Software • Lecture Capture • Document Camera • Interactive Displays • Wireless • Borrow Equipment from CTS
Take Away • Ed-Tech is just a toolIt can be used well or poorly • It’s the why that is important • Try Before You Buy • Set Expectations • Get Buy In • Make It Easy • We are here to help! cccomaha.org
Support Ext.4433 firstname.lastname@example.org • cuLearnSupportcarleton.ca/culearnsupport • EDC Ed Tech Supportcarleton.ca/edc/ed-tech • Capture (Screen Recording)carleton.ca/capture
Unanswered Questions PARKING LOT